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Philology versus Misology
Analyses

Philology versus Misology

Venkat Nagarajan- February 4, 2022

According to the ancient Greeks, philology is the study of ancient myths and tales to understand one's immortal nature and relationship to the divine. Indologists ... Read More

Caste and Gender in Yoga: A Rebuttal
Commentary

Caste and Gender in Yoga: A Rebuttal

Vishal Agarwal- April 9, 2021

Like all spiritual disciplines, the path of Yoga is also open equally to all human beings, irrespective of their caste. Not even a single word ... Read More

Mahabharata & Modern Scholarship: An Interview With Dr. Vishwa Adluri
Interviews

Mahabharata & Modern Scholarship: An Interview With Dr. Vishwa Adluri

Nithin Sridhar- August 8, 2020

IndiaFacts interview of Dr. Vishwa Adluri on Mahabharata, modern scholarship and their new book “Philology and Criticism: A Guide to Mahābhārata Textual Criticism" Read More

The surprising un-Indianness of BORI’s course on Indian heritage
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

The surprising un-Indianness of BORI’s course on Indian heritage

Omkar Sathe- June 30, 2020

BORI has great potential, and there is tremendous respect for their work. However, with great power comes great responsibility. BORI comes from a place of ... Read More

TV Ramayana and Hindu Nationalism: Academic Discourse and Indian Realities
Archives, Indology

TV Ramayana and Hindu Nationalism: Academic Discourse and Indian Realities

Beloo Mehra- March 30, 2020

Ramayana became the most popular program ever shown on Indian television, and something more: a phenomenon of such proportions that intellectual and policymakers struggled to ... Read More